NYCxDESIGN is driven by core values deeply rooted in community and creativity, always mindful of inclusivity, equality, diversity, sustainability, and regenerative design for the greater good of humanity.

Beyond its annual Festival, NYCxDESIGN’s year-round programming serves as a robust platform for the diverse spectrum of design talent found in New York City. 

Whether showcasing students, emerging designers, or highly decorated professionals across various design disciplines, our programs foster an environment for sharing, educating, learning, and uniting. The overarching aim is to address the pressing needs of our world with attention and care, inspiring the next generation to embrace design as a tool for solving problems and contributing positively to tomorrow’s challenges.

Evocation x Design

Inspired by Jenny Holzer: Light Line, on view at the Guggenheim Museum, NYCxDESIGN and the One Club have partnered to present Evocation x Design, featuring opening remarks by Lauren Hinkson, […]

Get Smart: Embracing Smart Technology in Design

Join us for a riveting panel discussion on the synergy between smart technology, interior design, and product design. Starting with an intimate look at powerful smart home technology, presented by […]

Unity not Uniformity

Good design is still good business at IBM. This Keynote covers lessons learned from the inside out on how to keep good design alive for decades. For more than 100 […]

Supercharging Creativity & Design with AI

AI has unleashed unprecedented possibilities and challenges for creators, designers, and businesses to navigate. This fireside conversation brings together industry leading designers to explore: The profound impact of generative AI […]

Vision for Visionaries: Design in AR

The design industry is being profoundly transformed by Augmented Reality (AR), enabling designers to work with 3D objects in actual space, moving beyond the confines of traditional 2D screens. This […]